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Ross University announces 2009 PRIDE Award recipient, Meg Osman, Director of Student Services, Bahamas - Jan 19, 2010 - 11:51:00 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Ross University Bahamas congratulates Meg Osman, Director of Student Services, Bahamas on becoming a recipient of the prestigious PRIDE Award.

Osman began her employment at Ross University in 2008 with the immediate task of successfully implementing a student support function at the new clinical site in two short months.   Meg embraced this challenge with enthusiasm, professionalism, and fortitude. She worked tirelessly with her team to ensure that the implementation of the Student Services organizational structure in Freeport was executed flawlessly. In addition, Meg also addressed and handled numerous other critical functions for students...
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Ross University Bahamas celebrates 1 year anniversary - Jan 8, 2010 - 4:54:39 AM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Ross University celebrated the one year anniversary of their Bahamas clinical site recently. The site opened for its first day of school on January 12th, 2009.  
The staff and faculty held a celebration dinner in December at Seahorse Plaza and remarks were made by the Dean of the Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Mary Coleman.   Mrs. Anne Bergen-Taylor Ross University's internal consultant/regional director, DeVry University handed out the certificates and gifts to staff and faculty who had been there at least one full year, and the evening ended with cake and a Power Point presentation of photographs highlighting their past year.

Ross University wishes to congratulate the following: Mary Cooper, LaVerne Gardiner, Londell Albury, Subir DasGupta, Alyonnetta Levarity, Meg Osman...
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(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas donates to the GB Children's Home on Thanksgiving - Nov 27, 2009 - 2:25:09 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island -  Ross University Bahamas students, faculty and staff gathered for a Thanksgiving meal on November 26th, 2009. This was Ross University's first Thanksgiving in The Bahamas. 

Earlier in the semester the Ross Student Government Association planned the event thinking it would be a nice idea to hold a special gathering as many American students and teaching faculty would not have the opportunity to be home with their families on the special holiday.

Making the event extra special the students, faculty and staff also donated food items for the less fortunate. Members of the Grand Bahama Children's Home were invited prior to the meal for a formal presentation of food items collected for the home...

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Ross University Bahamas announces their third Dean's List - Nov 19, 2009 - 10:06:55 AM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - On November 13th, 2009 the third Dean's List for students of the Ross University Medical School, Bahamas campus were acknowledged in an award ceremony with the Dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. Mary Coleman.

The Ross University Dean's List is for students who receive all A's in their courses for two consecutive semesters and they remain on the Dean's List as long as they maintain a B average in subsequent semesters. The Dean’s List is posted every semester as soon as grades are available from the previous semester.

Recipients, all in semester four are Mark Floyd, Michael Taylor, Stephen Smith, Justin Hruska, and Benjamin Wayment ....

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Ross University Bahamas holds Diabetes Screening for Grand Bahama community - Nov 15, 2009 - 1:20:25 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - Ross University held a clinic on November 7th, 2009 for a Diabets Screening at the downtown City Market parking lot. Students helped with Diabetes and Health Education, Blood Sugar testing, Blood Pressure Measurements, and BMI measurements.

Ross students shown here standing are Lindsey Haga, Chandia Hanna, John Dollerschell, Aisha Wafa, and Neeti Patel.
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Ross University Bahamas sponsors the Red Rose Ball toward HIV/AIDS Awareness - Nov 12, 2009 - 12:44:03 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama AIDS Awareness Committee hosts an annual event called the Red Rose Ball. This year Ross University Bahamas supported the event as executive sponsors. The Red Rose Ball Committee celebrated their 10th Anniversary of promoting and educating through the Grand Bahama AIDS Awareness Committee with their message of “Prevention Now!”

"It's our honour and pleasure to be an executive sponsor of the 10th annual Red Rose Ball. We as an educational institution are focused on training future doctors and HIV is a chronic disease which has impacted so many people across the world, therefore it is important for us to be involved in such a significant event," said Dr. Anthony Munroe, Executive Administrator for the Ross University Bahamas campus...
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Ross University School of Medicine Recognized for Commitment to Public Service and Civic Leadership - Nov 2, 2009 - 10:01:10 PM

News Image Ross University School of Medicine was recognized by the Florida Campus Compact and First Lady Michelle Obama for its commitment to public service and civic leadership.

North Brunswick, NJ (PRWEB) - Ross University School of Medicine was among several healthcare institutions recognized at a gala luncheon hosted by the Florida Campus Compact and First Lady Michelle Obama honoring students and teachers from across the state of Florida for their commitment to public service and civic leadership on October 15th.

The Florida Campus Compact is a membership organization of over 50 college and university presidents committed to helping students develop the values...

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Introducing the current Student Government Association of Ross University Bahamas - Oct 28, 2009 - 11:58:42 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Ross University Student Government Association (SGA) is their student governing body and its purpose is to represent the needs and interests of the student body and improve upon the existing learning platform; to liaise between the university administration, faculty, and student body; and to identify and address the issues of common concern.

The organization has an established Constitution and Ross University has a Student Handbook.

The SGA meets each week to stay current on their tasks.  Enclosed is a photo of the current SGA at Ross Bahamas...
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Ross University Bahamas' students participate in Marco City health screening - Oct 28, 2009 - 5:24:53 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas - On Saturday, October 24th nine Ross University Bahamas students participated in giving free health screenings at the Marco City Urban Renewal Centre in Freeport.

The event was organized by Mrs. Myrtle Cartwright, the Centre manager.  Nurses from the Rand Memorial Hospital also participated, those being Kathy Saunder, Debra Smith and coordinator, Yvonne Clarke.

"We are pleased to have had Ross University assisting us. The community enjoyed having them here and the students not only performed the tests, they also helped educate us on good health maintenance and awareness," said Mrs. Cartwright...
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(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas welcomes Dr. Anthony Munroe as their new Executive Administrator - Oct 1, 2009 - 7:56:51 PM

Grand Bahama Island – Ross University is pleased to announce and welcome Dr. Anthony Munroe as their new Executive Administrator for their Bahamas educational site. 


Prior to his appointment, Dr. Munroe lived in Chicago and successfully served as president of Advocate Trinity Hospital and was named one of the Top 25 minority healthcare executives in the United States by Modern Healthcare Magazine. He has served as president of St. John Detroit Riverview Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and as president and chief executive officer of the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center, in Miami, Florida.

In this video you will hear remarks from Dr. Thomas C. Shepherd, President of Ross University; Sandi Cutler, Ross Director of Planning and Development, and Dr. Anthony Munroe...
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GB Medical & Dental Association partners with Ross University Bahamas for their 9th annual Scientific Educational Conference - Oct 1, 2009 - 3:51:55 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - The Grand Bahama Medical & Dental Association (GBMDA) will be holding their 9th Annual Scientific Educational Conference on Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 3rd, 2009, at the Our Lucaya Resort.

Dr. George Charite, President of the Association explains about this year's conference, "Our theme this year is, “Building New Bridges,” to highlight the need to build richer networks with all stakeholders and patrons, such as Insurance Companies, Faith-based Organizations, Governmental, Non-governmental Organizations, Agencies and our communities.  We are delighted that Ross University has partnered with us this year to share various modalities of management of diseases and Build New Bridges..."

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(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas begins 3rd Semester in 2009 - Sep 4, 2009 - 12:50:32 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - On September 4th, 2009 Ross University Bahamas commenced its third semester since officially opening in January 2009.  New students were greeted with breakfast and a full day of on site orientation, where they learn about all aspects of their academic and island life including the Ross hurricane preparedness plan while in Grand Bahama.

Faculty and administration were introduced to the students. Members of the Grand Bahama Health Services and doctors from the Rand Hospital who are participating in the Clinical Education Program with Ross were also introduced. Dr. Frank Bartlett was on hand to speak directly to the students and introduce his team.
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(VIDEO) Ross University Bahamas announces Second Dean's List - Aug 5, 2009 - 12:30:20 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - On July 31st, 2009 the second Dean's List for students of the Ross University Medical School, Bahamas campus were acknowledged in an award ceremony with the Dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. Mary Coleman.

The Ross University Dean's lists is for students who receive all A's in their courses for two consecutive semesters and they remain on the Dean's list as long as they maintain a B average in subsequent semesters. The Dean’s List is posted every semester as soon as grades are available from the previous semester.

Semester 3 recipients are  Mark Floyd, and Benjamin Wayment; and in semester 4 the recipients are Dana Price, Moses Wananu, Leslie Powell, Knema Rezaei, Anas Saleh, Daphne Scaramangas, Robert Westbrook, and Stephen Smith...

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(VIDEO) Mrs. Mary Cooper of Ross University Bahamas receives Ron Taylor Award - Aug 5, 2009 - 7:56:10 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - On July 31st Mrs. Mary Cooper, Executive Assistant to the Executive Administrator and Dean received the Ron Taylor Award from Ross University. Dr. Mary Coleman, Dean, Ross School of Medicine was on hand to present Mrs. Cooper with her award and bonus remuneration in front of fellow employees and faculty of Ross University at the Freeport campus.  Mrs. Cooper is the first employee from the Bahamas campus to receive this esteemed award.

The Ron Taylor Award, named after a chief executive officer of DeVry Inc,  is an annual award that goes to DeVry or Ross University employees who have gone above and beyond their normal job function while still completing all required duties of their position. The award  goes to those who have truly exceeded performance expectations for the year. ..
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Ross University Dominica students preview Grand Bahama facility - Jul 17, 2009 - 3:31:28 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Ross University Bahamas will play host to approximately 200 students from their Dominica campus  Thursday, July 16th to Sunday, July 19th. Students from Ross University in Dominica who are considering schooling in The Bahamas have been invited to experience Grand Bahama first-hand and will have the opportunity to receive an in-depth orientation of academic life, have a tour of the campus and learn about the island; all the while being hosted by students and faculty from The Bahamas. They will also visit the Rand Hospital and preview housing options.

Half of the students arrived by charter plane on Thursday, and a second group by charter on Friday.
President of Ross University, Dr. Thomas C. Shepherd and Sandi Cutler, Vice President Planning and Business Development will be on hand to help welcome the students...
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Ross University partners with the Public Hospitals Authority with a Clinical Training Agreement - Jul 2, 2009 - 6:06:15 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - With an educational objective to provide students with clinical exposure while studying in The Bahamas, Ross University has partnered with the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) in a Clinical Training Agreement, and on May 12th Ross first and second year medical students began their training at both the Rand Hospital and the Eight Mile Rock clinic.  
This agreement will provide a scope for the further development and training of personnel throughout the Grand Bahama Health Services.   An important aspect of the agreement provides PHA Health Professionals with access to Ross University’s Simulation Labs and Medical Library which will enhance the PHA’s ability to train and strengthen the capacity of local health professionals...
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Ross Professor to give Grand Rounds at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center - Apr 22, 2009 - 8:47:45 PM

Grand Bahama Island - Ross University Professor, Dr. Desiree Cox is to give Grand Rounds at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center on Wednesday, April 29th.

In May 2007, Dr Desirée Cox was invited by the College of the Bahamas to give the convocation speech to the 2007 graduation class. As is the tradition at COB the topic of the convocation speech was selected by the students themselves. ‘The wait is over, walk into your season’ was the topic chosen by the students that year. In a memorable address, Dr Desirée Cox, a medical doctor, a historian, social entrepreneur, professional jazz-singer, writer and visionary artist, and now Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Director of Community Clinical Education at Ross University’s Freeport Campus spoke to the graduation class about the ways in which we create our own realities with our thoughts and mind power...

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(VIDEO) Ross University announces their first Bahamas Dean's List - Apr 14, 2009 - 10:43:45 PM

Grand Bahama Island - On March 30, 2009 the first Dean's List for students of the Ross University Medical School, Bahamas campus were acknowledged in an award ceremony with the Dean of the School of Medicine, Dr. Mary Coleman.

The Ross University Dean's lists is for students who receive all A's in their courses for two consecutive semesters and they remain on the Dean's list as long as they maintain a B average in subsequent semesters. The Dean’s List is posted every semester as soon as grades are available from the previous semester.

"The curriculum at Ross University School of Medicine is accelerated and quite rigorous. We are proud of students who make the Dean’s List; they deserve recognition for the academic efforts to accomplish this level of learning,“ said Dr. Mary Coleman, Dean of Ross University...

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Ross University 4th Semester Banquet - Apr 14, 2009 - 3:59:00 PM

Grand Bahama Island - On March 21st the Bahamas Ross University held their 4th Semester Banquet at the Our Lucaya Resort.

The 4th Semester Banquet is a significant milestone in our rigorous medical education. This event celebrates the successful completion of Basic Sciences and the transition to Clinical Medicine for the 4th Semester students. It provides an opportunity for many students to say a final "thank you" and "good-bye" to important faculty and fellow students many of whom we may never see again. The Banquet represents a meaningful landmark in our journey and the next rung toward achieving our medical degree and ultimately entering the medical field as a young professional.

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(VIDEO) On Location at The Grand Bahama 4th Annual Health Expo - Apr 1, 2009 - 10:13:33 PM

Grand Bahama Island - Ross University students take part in their inaugural community effort alongside the Shiloh Sevent Day Adventist Church at their 4th Annual Grand Bahama Health Expo held on Sunday, March 29th from 11:30 am to 6pm.

Over 60 Ross Students and 4 of the faculty members took turns during 4 shifts throughout the day manning booths providing information on diabetes, hypertension, eye and ear health and examination and breast heath and examinations.

In this VIDEO you will hear from the Dean of Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Mary Coleman; Dr. Alvira Higgs of Nassau; farming enthusiast Violet Stubbs, and Lynn Smith of Adventist Book Center....

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